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Travel Blogs from Mariposa
... making up the forest. The small town we are staying in is called Mariposa. I ate at the Gold Coin sports bar both last night and tonight because the food was lovely and I enjoyed talking to people there from various parts of the USA and South America who were here for both work and pleasure.
Today I hiked the Mist Trail with the Schroeders, it is part of the John Muir Trail and took us past beautiful ...
... up in Tuolumne after we climbed Lost Arrow Spire. Regardless, wanting to make our meet-up time, Michael trudged in the 7 or so miles to the rim, often times running. He was still panting.
“It was like 'Huff! Huff! Bear! Deer! Huff! Huff! Deer!’ all the way in,” he exclaimed about his experience down the trail, now rolling a cigarette. Michael stashed his ...
... going. Their other sign
Said "buy food here and get gas" . It seems that Yosemite Sam should have kept to his ornery ways elsewhere.
We havent seen any bears, but a few squirrels and blue jays, a bright blue bird with a black top knot. Roni has seen a chipmunk.
Did a few short walks to waterfalls (sometimes the wind blows so hard the water goes up - true), and nice little grass meadows in ...
... again you have to climb up onto them. There is a gas fire place which gives a lovely cottage lodge feel and the bathroom is nice too with luxurious toiletries from the spa at Tenaya lodge itself.
By the time we looked around the room and carried our luggage from the car it has stopped raining and we headed back to Mariposa Grove to explore. However, when we got there it was raining once again... and so we looked around the gift shop. Luckily, by the time we checked ...
Today we started very early, I was at the lobby at 4.40 am for the free coffee to eat with my rolls/cake as there was no kettle or hot water facility in the hotel room. I also needed the wifi to book seat for my flight to New Zealand. I was pleased that I managed to get a window seat for my flight. Then we were off to Yosemite Park.
I was at the back of the bus again with 3 free seats, perfect for me to rest or sleep. As we approached the Park, ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed